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you for joining us, that is it for us. "all in" with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes, and this evening, just a few hours ago the senate came to another one of its truly embarrassing avoidable standoffs. and it happened even though democrats and republicans had previously agreed on how to proceed on competing legislation. legislation over one of the biggest issues facing our country today. here is what happened. the one big thing that the senate needs to do before the thanksgiving break is pass the national authorization act of the defense bill. and this year, that bill is the terrain of one of the most interesting david and goliath battles. last year alone, an estimated 26,000 instances of unwanted sexual contact, including aggravated sexual assault and rape, according to a survey of active duty members of the military. the defense department estimates that 86 and a half percent of these violent sexual crimes go unreported. and there is a clear-cut disagreement on how to report, prosecute and prevent the sexual assaults in the military.
the reader how good politics still can be. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. "60 minutes" had all weekend to prepare for its big apology and clarification, and most importantly, explanation of how it put a dodgy eyewitness on the air with a now discredited story about the attacks on americans in benghazi, libya. but when viewers tuned in last night, they did get an apology, but that was about it. the legendary cbs news show, "60 minutes," is in damage control mode in a way it hasn't been in almost a decade. >> tonight, you'll hear for the first time from a security officer who witnessed the attack. >> on october 27th, it broadcast a report on benghazi, using a so-called eyewitness, suggesting the u.s. government could have sent backup to the besieged u.s. mission in benghazi, libya, during the attack that killed four americans last year. >> one guy saw me. he just shouted. i couldn't believe that he had seen me because it was so dark. he started walking towards me. >> and a
of what it all meant to those who lived it and to those who must wonder what it was like and why it hit us so hard and so permanently. >>> that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes and it is a historic, momentous day in the history of u.s. political system. >> the threshold for cloture on nominations, not including those of the supreme court of the united states, is now a majority. >> today for the first time in nearly 40 years, the senate changed its rules on filibusters, after a series of dramatic clashes over the last few years and repeated threats by the majority leader that always dissipated at the last moment. but today, senate majority leader harry reid and the democrats finally voted to eliminate the filibuster for executive nominees and judicial nominees other than the supreme court. majority leader reid, who had long-resisted employing this, the so-called nuclear option, explained on the senate floor today why such an extraordinary measure was necessary. >> the american people b
beliefings of its owners. >> joining us now is justice correspondent pete williams, and pete, why did this case come before the court. there's a split at the lower federal court level about whether or not these parties have a claim. >> that's right, the hobby lobby won its case in the fifth circuit court of appeals in denver. the constitution does give personal rights to corporations, the supreme court has given a number of them over the years, including most recently, freedom of speech rights. the third circuit court of appeals t other one the supreme court agreed to take today, said no not only can corporations not assert this claim, but the owners of the corporation can't claim that it violates their rights because it's the corporation that provides the contraceptive care not the individuals. hobby lobby doesn't object to all the provisions of the contraceptive main date. they said only those four are tanlt mount to abortion and they violate their religious beliefs. they're like 40 of them that have been filed on this question of whether for profit corporations have religious right
by reiterating his intent to do something that the u.s. had all but abandoned, practice diplomacy. >> if george bush and john mccain have a problem with direct diplomacy led by the president of the united states, then they can explain why they have a problem with john f. kennedy, because that's what he did with khrushchev, or ronald reagan, because that's what he did with gorbachev, or richard nixon, because that's what they did with mao. that's the choice in this election. >> after just nine months as president, obama was awarded the nobel peace prize, but in his first five years, much of his foreign policy has been dominated by the wars he inherited, his expansion of the global war on terror has made his supporters uncomfortable and earned disingenuous praise from former bush acolytes. >> the obama administration has clearly reached the point where they've agreed they need to be tough and aggressive in defending the nation and using some of the same techniques that the bush administration did. >> at times during the obama presidency, the possibility of direct talks with iran, once a central f
. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. we are coming off a truly historic weekend during which the president of the united states, on short notice, late on a saturday night addressed the nation live from the white house to announce the outline of an interim deal with iran, a deal to cap its current nuclear program and move towards a full diplomatic solution between the two nations. this is the biggest development in the relationship between the two countries in 35 years. what the president announced this weekend was the fulfillment of a promise a long time in the making. >> i reserve the right as president of the united states to meet with anybody at a time and place of my choosing if i think it's going to keep america safe. >> in 2008, then senator obama said he would do something no president has done since 1979, speak directly to the leaders of iran. it became a central issue of the campaign. >> it's hard to see what such a summit with president ahmadinejad would actually gain except an earful of anti-sem
for joining us tonight. >> thanks a lot. >> chris hays is up next. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes, chris christie spent the day basking in the glow of his resounding victory last night. but before we get caught up in what he called "the spirit of sandy" it is worth actually taking a look at the man's record. >> big news, big election results. >> big win for chris christie in new jersey, a boost for his presidential prospects. >> republicans are crowing about the big chris christie landslide in new jersey, as he prepares to become the national frontrunner for the 2016 race. >> was that a campaign speech for running for president in 2016? >> so chris christie is running on the theme "i can do it". >> chris christie emerged from last night's election as a frontrunner for the 2016 republican election. and he got there in no small part, thanks to hurricane sandy. but don't take our word for it. >> my pledge to you tonight is i will govern with the spirit of sandy. >> the spirit of sandy that christie evoked so many times last night is one thing. but the facts of the recovery are
their parents' profession, they love their parents who fight for us and face what's coming. it's got nothing to do with partisan politics and everything to do with this country and those who service this country we love. anyway, have fun with your kids tonight, a night very much for them. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. and i'm dressed this halloween as steve kornacki. we've got lots of politics tonight, starting at the white house, where you might have noticed, it's been something of a rough couple of weeks for the president. with the rocky rollout of his signature health reform law dominating the news, the political toll is real and it is getting worse. and nowhere is the damage more apparent than in the latest polling from nbc news, where president obama's approval rating has fallen to an all-time low of 42%. that is a five-point drop from just earlier this month. these numbers, as bad as they are, don't necessarily exist in a vacuum. there's a lot more complexity to the current political environment, which in many ways is the story of american politics in t
, they see it as an example of that extremism. they don't like it. many of us were affected by it, because virginia is very much tied to the federal government in terms of investment defense spending and technology investment. and i think the republicans are going to pay a very heavy price for that next tuesday. >> you know, we have -- you talk about sort of the gender gap there. you have the latest poll, "washington post"/abc news has mcauliffe winning by 24 points among women. i think back to four years ago, mcauliffe, his national reputation, he was a bungler. sort of a d.c. big pun guy. he ran four years ago in virginia, got trounced in the democratic primary. you know, i hear there's a writer for "new york" magazine who said at the start of this campaign this year that terry mcauliffe is the democrat that democrats have been dreaming of voting against. i just look at this race, congressman, in all honesty, do you think there's anything terry mcauliffe has done to win this thing other than just not be ken cuccinelli? >> i think terry has run a very disciplined campaign. i think he's ad
for being with us. "all in" with chris hayes starts right now. >>> goovrng from new york. i'm chris hastyes. not so long ago when the republican politicians were not on top of their game, they were using the right wing to do their bidding. these days as the gop flounders about, it seems to be the other way around. >> one of the things that's so frustrating is you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> what the president's saying if you like your coverage you can keep it is not accurate. >> oh, really? you meant what you said if you like your plan, you can keep it? >> they believed him when he said if you like your insurance, you can keep it. >> one woman quoted in the los angeles times put it this way. what we've heard for three years is if you like your policy, you can keep it. i'm infuriated because we were lied to. it's not fair. it's not right. >> republicans have settled on their latest anti-obama care message. if you like your health plan, you can keep it. and today they got a big boost from bill clinton. >> i personally believe even if it takes a change in the law, the president
that's "hardball" for you, thanks for being with us. polls will be closed in new jersey in just a moment, a few seconds. so we're about to get our first look at the new jersey governor's race. "all in with chris hayes" start right now. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes and that epic music can only mean one thing, it is election night in america. we're following a couple of key races. in the state of new jersey, polls are closed and nbc news projects that governor chris christie will win in his bid for re-election, someone so many political observers call a star on the rise, a possible contender for 2016. we're going to have all the details about what the exit polling shows about what we expect will be chris christie's re-electi re-election. in virginia, polls closed an hour ago, and that is at this moment, too close to call. terry mcauliffe is leading. and polls close in one hour as an overwhelmingly democratic city decides whether it will elect it's first democratic mayor in over 20 years. it's election day with mayoral elections in dozens of cities, including a c
, our exit polling shows terry mcauliffe leading. joining us now is senator marg warner, democrat from virginia. senator, i remember when governor mark warner of virginia was the chris christie of two democrats amidst the out years of america. in a state that george w. bush had won, what has happened between that election night when you won and tonight? >> well, i think what you have seen is on some level more of a polarization of the republican party, i'm actually on the right. a and the recipe that allowed me to stand here 12 years ago in virginia and win in a state that was definitely red at that point, and for terry mcauliffe to win tonight in virginia and chris christie is winning in new jersey is that people are actually tired of kind of an extremist crowd. in both parties, you see that a lot more in the republican party right now. remember, virginia was ground zero for the harm done by the stupid government shutdown. so you had the tea party candidates coming traipsing through virginia, i don't know who on the republican side thought that was a good idea, but it actually helped
. using a contractor who appeared to be an eyewitness, but was not in fact where he said he was on the night in question. the so-called eyewitness did not apparently see the events he claimed to describe. >> you know, the most important thing to every person at 60 minutes is the truth. and today, the truth is that we made a mistake. and that's very disappointing for any journalist. it's very disappointing for me. nobody likes to admit they made a mistake, but if you do, you have to stand up and take responsibility and you have to say that you were wrong and in this case, we were wrong. >> the explosive charge in logan's original report was that there was an eyewitness account from a contractor who used the pseudonym morgan jones, who claimed the u.s. could have sent back-up to the besieged facility because he himself was able to go enter it and do battle with the bad guys. >> morgan jones scaled the 12-foot high wall of the compound still overrun with al-qaeda fighters. >> one guy saw me. he just shouted, i couldn't believe that it's him because it's so dark. he started walk
but actually good? well, now we use those very incidents as the low-water mark for your guy. >> the katrina comparison specifically deserves a five-second rebuttal. we do it by showing this handy chart from media manners of deaths in katrina compared to those from the affordable care rollout. so no, "new york times," no katrina. obama care is very much its own thing. it's a long brutal battle to make more real the promise of a decent society for all. if you're anything like me, you have watched the last several weeks unfold with a potent mix of rage, frustration and exasperation. as i follow the coverage, i find myself pitted off at just about everyone. i'm angry at a white house that failed to properly implement the single most important law they have ever passed or that anyone has passed in a generation. that handed their idealogical and political enemies ammunition which they're now gleefully firing off at anything that moves including allies and politicians who backed the white house and vouched for the law with voters. for us on the payer single left, the spectacle is maddening since m
for joining us with that report from texas. thank you very much. chris hayes is up next. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. 60 minutes had all weekend to prepare for the big apology and clarification and most importantly explanation of how it put an eyewitness on the air with a now discredited story on attacks on americans in benghazi libya. when viewers tuned in last night they got an apology, but that was about it. the legendary cbs news show 60 minutes is in damage control mode in a way it hasn't been in almost a decade. >> tonight you'll hear for the first time from a security officer who witnessed the attack. >> on october 27, it broadcast a report on benghazi using a so called eyewitness suggesting the united states government could have sent backup to the mission in libya during the attack that killed four americans last year. >> one guy saw me. they just shouted. i couldn't believe he had seen me. it was so dark. he started walking towards me. >> as he was coming closer -- >> i hit him with the butt ofl rifle in the face. >> the star eyewitness had already told the fbi he
was yanked from his hands. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. all in with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. and we begin tonight with a win for president obama and the uninsured in the unlikeliest of places. while republicans grow more convinced by the day that fighting obama care is their ticket to political renaissance, a surprise victory for health reform in louisiana this weekend could be a cautionary tale for anti-obama care crusaders. ♪ on saturday night, in front of a cheering mass of supporters, vance mcallister bamd the 5th district's newest congressman. republican vance mcallister was elected congressman of louisiana's 5th district. mcallister actually trounced fellow republican neil riser in a special runoff election, and by all appearances, it was riser who should have won. after all, riser was endorsed by house majority leader eric cantor, nra, even freedomworks. riser out-spent mcallister by more than $200,000. so, how, against those odds, did mcallister pull off the win? well, he got a little help from one o
in dire straits, i doubt he will have endurance to make it through the campaign. i don't see, use now. >> thank you very much for joining us >>> good evenings from new york. i'm chris hayes. an nbc news exclusive tonight. president obama sat down with our own chuck todd for a lengthy interview to discuss the maelstrom of criticism over the rollout of the health care website, in particular, the president addressed his repeated promise throughout the health care reform battle that people would be able to keep their existing plans. >> and some of those people like those policies and they can't keep it. what happened? >> well, first of all, i meant what i said and we worked hard to try to make sure that we implemented it properly. but obviously, we didn't do a good enough job. and i regret that. we're talking about 5% of the population who are in what's called the individual market. they're out there buying health insurance on their own. a lot of these plans are sub-par plans. and we put in a clause in the law that said, if you have one of those plans, even if it was subpar when the l
. right? it's on us. but we can't lose sight of the fact that the status quo before the affordable care act was not working at all. >> crucial point that has gotten lost in the coverage over the last month. that part of the speech, the fumble the ball part, that's what got the headlines. but the most important thing that happened today was president obama marking a new chapter in the tempestuous frenemy-like relationship between the health insurance industry and his administration. from the very beginning, this has been one of the most complicated relationships in all of politics. up to and including the creation of the affordable care act, the insurance companies said they were on board with reform. they were also simultaneously funding the opposition. largest health care lobbying group in the country spent a total of $102.4 million in just 15 months to prevent obama care from becoming law in the first place. the obama administration and the health insurance companies viewed each other with deep skepticism, often outright hostility, and had deeply different priorities. but in the end,
of the leading ordinary brand. [ humming ] [ dad ] use less with the small but powerful picker upper. bounty select-a-size. and try bounty napkins. >>> in today's headline worthy of the onion, we get this from a walmart in canton, ohio, where that store is conducting a thanksgiving dinner food drive for their own employees. this picture says it all -- "please donate food items here so associates in need can enjoy thanksgiving dinner." when asked about it by a cleveland newspaper, a company spokesperson had this to say -- "this is part of the company's culture, to rally around associates and take care of them when they face extreme hardships." in other words, walmart cares about their employees, apparently not enough to pay them a decent salary so running a food drive for their own employees was something they didn't have to do in the first place. and this is a walmart problem at large. the company claims that average salary nationally for their full-time associates is around $25,000 a year. analysis by the advocacy group our walmart puts that salary at roughly between $15,000 and $20,000 a y
. >>> that's "hardball" for now, thanks for being with us, all in with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes. as republicans stand in obstruction of yet another president obama judicial nominee today, senate majority leader harry reid is strongly hinting he is are ready to push the button. ready to do the one thing he can do, the thing he could have done all along to end this epidemic of republican filibusters. harry reid today says he's actively considering the nuclear option. >> president and democratic senators are pondering the nuclear option. >> people are angry, they're talking about the nuclear option. >> republicans continue their filibuster. >> democratic leader harry reid has threatened to invoke the nuclear option. >> so-called nuclear option. >> all we have to do is then the nuclear option. >> senate majority leader harry reid has gotten close to pushing the button on the nuclear option. >> but at the last moment, he's opted to talk things out instead. this time could be different. today, senate republicans blocked robert wilkins f
were really on top of their game, they were masters at using the right wing media to do that bidding. it seems to be the other way around. >> you know, one of the things that's so frustrating is you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> what the president is saying about if you like your coverage, you can keep it, is not accurate. >> they believed him, when they said repeatedly if you like your plan you can keep it. >> all we have been hearing for the last three years is that if you like your policy you can keep it. try and sell that policy in the media, now the roles have been completely reversed. republican lawmakers now take their own legislative agenda straight from the conservative media talking point of the day. it's a legislative perfected during the shutdown. when republicans voted based >>> bose nothing could be a more clear example of how the modern gop works. in the past, lawmakers came up with policy and then tried to sell the policy in the media, but now world saw been completely reversed. republican lawmakers now take their own medicine and agenda street from the m
thanksgiving, everybody! that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. have a great weekend. all in with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. tonight on this eve of thanksgiving we have for you a very, very special show. >>> welcome to a very, very special, all in thanksgiving dinner special. show. thank you. >>> yes, welcome to a very, very special all in thanksgiving dinner special show. thank you. if you're hearing my voice right now, you are either home getting ready for thanksgiving or at a loved one's house having just traveled or you are sitting in an airport somewhere preferably at the airport bar. tomorrow is thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. thanksgiving where just about any family event in america in 2013 has the kind of added freight that comes from the fact that we are as polarized as a nation as we've been in a long time. not just our political leaders but actual people too. yet no matter how much our social circle or our lives are embedded in a red or blue america, we all have loved ones that form the lattice work of kinship in our lives.
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